Rehabilitation and environment
People who hold a practising certificate, or support those who do, are invited to register for a webinar that will provide updates on
The Regulator has released an animation and investigation report detailing an incident at Thuddungra Mine in which a worker was seriously
Updates to Guideline: Rehabilitation objectives and rehabilitation completion criteria All large mines in NSW (i.e.mines with an Environment
Mining, Exploration and Geoscience
Mining, Exploration and Geoscience, and the Resources Regulator were brought together as one agency on 1 June 2021
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The Resources Regulator within Mining, Exploration and Geoscience, is the state’s work health and safety regulator for mines and petroleum sites.
This includes open-cut and underground mines, petroleum sites, quarries and extractive operations, tourist mines, opal and other small scale mines, and mining exploration activities. We also undertake compliance and enforcement activities in relation to the Mining Act 1992, with a key focus on mine rehabilitation. We were established on 1 July 2016 as a standalone regulator.
'SEED' is the central resource for Sharing and Enabling Environmental Data (SEED) in NSW
Resources Regulator Portal
Visit the Resources Regulator portal to report incidents, lodge applications under the Mining Act or notify the Regulator of other matters
Mine Rehabilitation Portal
Visit the Mine Rehabilitation Portal to submit disturbance and rehabilitation spatial data and to generate final landform and rehabilitation plans required under the Mining Act.